Planning a wedding can be one of the most stressful times in your life, which is why it’s important that you take care of yourself, so you don’t become so overwhelmed that if affects your health. It’s natural for you to feel pressure to host the wedding of your dreams, but there is no reason you can’t take control of your stress by making little changes in your lifestyle to assure your relaxed for the big day!
1. Participate in activities that relax you
Take time out of your day to do yoga, take a run/walk, meditate or get a massage. Participating in these kinds of activities will allow you to get your mind off of the wedding planning process, while engaging in activities that are good for your body and mind!
2. Assign responsibilities to friends and family members
There are so many steps involved in planning a wedding that it is impossible to take on every task by yourself. Ask your close family and friends to help with things such as stuffing invitations, going with you to pick out a gown, helping you make DIY favors, etc. Another way to alleviate some of the stress is to hire a wedding planner, who will be able to execute all the nitpicky details that you are dreading.
3. Try acupuncture
Acupuncture is known for resulting in deep relaxation and an increased sense of well-being. Acupuncturists determine which areas of the body have the most tension and apply needles to those spots, which will minimize your overall stress-level.
4. Make sure you’re maintaining a healthy diet
When you eat healthy, not only will your body feel great, but your mind will feel great also. Maintaining a nutritional diet will bear results that will allow you to feel confident being the center of attention at your wedding. In addition, selecting a diet filled with fruits, vegetables and whole grains will prevent breakouts and weight gain, which can add more stress to your plate than you are already experiencing.
5. Practice makes perfect
One of the biggest reasons brides become so stressed out when planning their wedding is the fact that they expect everything to go perfectly. However, there are just some things that will be impossible to control, and most likely something will not turn out exactly as planned. By scheduling a rehearsal beforehand, everyone will be able to practice their roles in the wedding, making them feel more comfortable with their responsibilities.